Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm EST
of northern california. >> what's going on? >> caller: anyway, i got -- i noticed some activity in the house building around here back around northern california, sacramento valley. my play is berkshire b. what do you think of that? >> i think it actually max sense temperature i campaigned for that to be a housing and insurance company stock. i think you're dead on, i think it's a great buy. i think you're getting them pretty cheap if i do say so myself. keep one eye on the paralysis in washington and one on the companies no longer waiting to be act. there's money to be made just being a shareholder. get out of those bond eveneds. they're going to crush you. >>> coming up, trend spotting? tonight cramer's got the exclusive interviews you need to catch the market's next hot trend. first wall street's been taking a bite out of apple but this tech manufacturer lit up the ticket today. is it charged for a reason in 2013? then, as hiring picks up in the u.s., could paychecks help you cash in? and with the housing market in full recovery, is it time to furnish your financials with eth ethan allen.
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm EST
's the key to understanding steve jobs. >> another factor was geography. jobs grew up in northern california not far from palo alto. he was a gifted child who tested off the charts in a neighborhood populated by engineers. >> you know, he was raised in a place that was just learning how to turn silicon into gold. it had not yet been named silicon valley, but you had the defense industry; you had hewlett-packard, but you also had the counter-culture of the bay area. that entire brew came together in steve jobs. he was sort of a hippie-ish rebel kid, loved listening to dylan music, dropped acid, but also he loved electronics. >> jobs would eventually cross paths with a computer wizard at berkeley five years his senior named steve wozniak. they became fast friends, sharing a love of high-tech pranks and a disdain for authority. one of the things they did was to copy and improve an illicit device called a blue box, which reproduced the tones that the phone company used and allowed users to make free long-distance phone calls. >> wozniak loves the blue box. he's doing it as a prank. steve says, "
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
some rain forming from -- you'll see portland to northern california and snow in the highest elevations. that's what you can expect around the nation. the rain we're going to see in parts of the southeast, not quite as heavy as the rain you had in london. i heard you guys talking about that a while ago. i think you guys are developing gills, no question about it. back to you. >> hey, we already have. that's why we have long hair to cover up those gills, yeah. reynolds, thank you very much. >>> up next, we take a look at how markets are set to close out the week on wall street. as we head back to the fiscal cliff talks. >>> welcome back. let's take a look at what's on the agenda today in the u.s. fiscal cliff aside, we'll get a couple of economic reports that wrap up the week, both due out around 10:00 a.m. eastern. first the chicago pmi, it is expected to rise to a reading of about 51 this month. half a point higher than november. pending home sales, a gauge of leading homes. forecast to have risen 1.2% last month. joining us now for more is ishak ichi. we appreciate your time. we know
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am EST
northern baha, california, according to the usgs. we are just now getting reports of the earthquake and we don't yet know the extent of the damage or the areas affected. >>> in japan, meanwhile, ahead of sunday's election, the rt yeaherly survey shows the manufacturer's mood is plunging, hitting a worse than spec'd reading of minus 12 after being down nine points from the september survey. polls are consistent about which party is likely to become japan's next ruling one. kaori enjoji has more. >> reporter: the japanese prime minister is trying to keep his party in power two days ahead of a general election. the polls are suggesting that the ruling democratic party of japan could face a drubbing and it could pave the way for the return of the liberal democratic party of japan. >> japan is going to have another election due next year. and what abe perhaps is going to do is to use the government machine as much as possible in order for the subject to be increased, to sustain some of the public works because there is another critical juncture coming up because the japanese government is going